The Resource Making a world of difference : IT in a global context, Geoff Walsham

Making a world of difference : IT in a global context, Geoff Walsham

Label
Making a world of difference : IT in a global context
Title
Making a world of difference
Title remainder
IT in a global context
Statement of responsibility
Geoff Walsham
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Making a World of Difference provides a context for the whole debate about the relationship of people and computers. It looks at the role of IS/IT in a modern society and the way it impacts on people, companies, economics etc
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
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Walsham, Geoffrey
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HM221
LC item number
.W357 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Wiley series in information systems
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  • Information technology
  • Computers and civilization
  • Technologie de l'information
  • Ordinateurs et civilisation
  • Computers and civilization
  • Information technology
  • Globalisierung
  • Informationstechnik
  • Internationale Kooperation
Label
Making a world of difference : IT in a global context, Geoff Walsham
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-266) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. IT in Society -- 1. Introduction -- Studying IT in a Global Context -- The Structure of the Book -- 2. Contemporary Society -- Reflexive Modernization -- Globalization and Diversity -- The Information Age -- 3. Computers at Work -- Data Information and Knowledge -- The Role of IT -- Improvisation and Appropriation -- Power and Politics -- Pt. 2. Changing Ways of Working -- 4. Shifting Identity -- Computer Hardware Engineers in Comco -- Computer Systems Administrators in US Co -- GIS Scientists and District-Level Administrators in India -- 5. Teaming Up -- Lotus Notes in Compound UK -- Groupware and Teamwork: Aid or Hindrance? -- Collaboration in Distributed Organizations -- 6. Reorganizing the Enterprise -- Corporate Lending in UK Bank -- Business Process Re-Engineering (BPR) -- Enterprise Systems -- 7. Trust in Networks -- Electronic Trading in the London Insurance Market -- Inter-Organizational Systems (IOS) -- E-Commerce -- Pt. 3. Different Worlds -- 8. Culture as Context -- Thai Values and an MRP System -- An Information Company in Mexico -- District Health Information Systems in South Africa -- 9. Working Across Cultures -- Indian Software Developers in Jamaica -- Collaboration between Finland and Yorubaland -- Western MIS in China -- Pt. 4. Conclusions -- 10. Designing for Diversity -- Computers at Work -- Themes for Researchers -- Making a Better World with IT?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 272 pages
Isbn
9780471877240
Lccn
2001272445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45736909
  • (OCoLC)ocm45736909
Label
Making a world of difference : IT in a global context, Geoff Walsham
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-266) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. IT in Society -- 1. Introduction -- Studying IT in a Global Context -- The Structure of the Book -- 2. Contemporary Society -- Reflexive Modernization -- Globalization and Diversity -- The Information Age -- 3. Computers at Work -- Data Information and Knowledge -- The Role of IT -- Improvisation and Appropriation -- Power and Politics -- Pt. 2. Changing Ways of Working -- 4. Shifting Identity -- Computer Hardware Engineers in Comco -- Computer Systems Administrators in US Co -- GIS Scientists and District-Level Administrators in India -- 5. Teaming Up -- Lotus Notes in Compound UK -- Groupware and Teamwork: Aid or Hindrance? -- Collaboration in Distributed Organizations -- 6. Reorganizing the Enterprise -- Corporate Lending in UK Bank -- Business Process Re-Engineering (BPR) -- Enterprise Systems -- 7. Trust in Networks -- Electronic Trading in the London Insurance Market -- Inter-Organizational Systems (IOS) -- E-Commerce -- Pt. 3. Different Worlds -- 8. Culture as Context -- Thai Values and an MRP System -- An Information Company in Mexico -- District Health Information Systems in South Africa -- 9. Working Across Cultures -- Indian Software Developers in Jamaica -- Collaboration between Finland and Yorubaland -- Western MIS in China -- Pt. 4. Conclusions -- 10. Designing for Diversity -- Computers at Work -- Themes for Researchers -- Making a Better World with IT?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 272 pages
Isbn
9780471877240
Lccn
2001272445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45736909
  • (OCoLC)ocm45736909

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